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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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QSL card for VK3ME

QSL card for VK3ME

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lane Cove River

Lane Cove River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr R Riches
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

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Earl Ewers collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1966
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General View, Deewhy and Lagoon, Sydney, NSW

General View, Deewhy and Lagoon, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dee Why, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Harbour Glimpse, Sydney

Harbour Glimpse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Bread carter's book with 'Les Perry 1962'  written on the cover, a receipt, three invoices and two notes

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ET Fealy collection
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A view at Lorne, Vic

A view at Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Olivebank

Olivebank

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Images and documents to do with installation of craft held at Tandanya.

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Bart Sansbury collection
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Voucher for half-bottle of wine in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee

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Neil Jensen collection
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V. Wilson at the Luddenham & District Agricultural and Horticultural Society 61st Annual Show, 1964 for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nepean Times Print
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1964
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Newspaper clipping headed Loaves and tokens by Norm Barney from the Newcastle Herald Supplement, dated Tuesday May 22 1990

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ET Fealy collection
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Newspaper clippings
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"The Perfection" hand powered grain grader or winnower

Ron Bell collection
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Agricultural equipment
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Thirroul Baths

Thirroul Baths

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brass 360 degree protractor

Brass 360 degree protractor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Negretti & Zambra, London
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18 King St., Sydney

18 King St., Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Receipts
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1974
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Australia: Bondi Beach Sydney

Australia: Bondi Beach Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four horses and four men, in stalls of stable at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Colleen Kerinaiua
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Mittagong Road, Bowral, 1908

Mittagong Road, Bowral, 1908

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Ferry at a landing point along a river

Ferry at a landing point along a river

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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A Dairy Herd in Australia

A Dairy Herd in Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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Leura House, Leura, NSW

Leura House, Leura, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter written by Hilda Creager to her father

Letter written by Hilda Creager to her father

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Letters
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Four lambs

Four lambs

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Spear

Spear

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Spears
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Beige linen driving jacket

Beige linen driving jacket

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Jackets
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jackie Tipungwuti
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Documents
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Songlines - Tjunkaya Tapaya collection
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Paintings
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2014
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Convict love token from Henry Marson, 1828

Convict love token from Henry Marson, 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Autograph book containing the autographs of Australian, English, Scottish & South African cricketers that Mayne played against during the 1921 tour to England and South Africa

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Nanette Ward collection
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Autograph books
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Colour photograph of Benny Zable in costume protesting

Colour photograph of Benny Zable in costume protesting

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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View over a town with shops in the foreground

View over a town with shops in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bundle of 10 round metal identity tags imprinted with individual numbers

Bundle of 10 round metal identity tags imprinted with indivi...

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Identity tags
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'Oh dear, this is so sudden

'Oh dear, this is so sudden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

City Bridge & Adelaide's skyline, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Tirranna program 1899

Tirranna program 1899

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Fig Tree, Lane Cove River, Sydney NSW

Fig Tree, Lane Cove River, Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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John Kelly's powder horn

John Kelly's powder horn

John Kelly Powder Horn collection
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Scrimshaw
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Glass plate negative - Fish-tail bark and dug-out canoes, Melville Island, Northern Territory, in the background, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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Man standing amongst wood piles.  Hearty Chrismas wishes

Man standing amongst wood piles. Hearty Chrismas wishes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Making Paintings, Punu and Tjanpi by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Roshanna Y. Williamson
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2011
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Leah Kermama
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Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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